The Stunning Beauty of Quartzite

Quartzite has a way of commanding attention as soon as someone walks into the room. Used for countertops, this sensational surface is a natural metamorphic rock formed when sandstone is exposed to heat and pressurization, caused by tectonic plate compression in the crust of earth. The empty spaces that happen during this compression are filled with mineral quartz.

Since quartzite is formed in a harsh environment it has incredible strength and durability, it is known as a truly superior surface. The aesthetic appeal of quartzite is also remarkable, as the heating process allows some visually stunning patterns to emerge within the stone. Mega Stone is quite familiar with all of the quartzite offerings on the market, so you'll definitely want to check in with our team of experts if you have any questions about this surface.